Those questions are often asked by our employer or future employer. It’s usually the only time we think about a prospective future. Even if it is a lie just to get or keep a job.
But why only think about work when pondering your future? Why not create a ten year plan, five year plan, or even a one year plan? Such as plans for a vacation, paying down debt, education, or having kids. How about buying a new home? Or moving away to another city? Most people are spontaneous with everything in life. Usually only planning as far as six months ahead. That kind of planning is often short sighted. What are you doing for your life?
They all tryin’ to catch hold of one moment of time. To be able to say “Right now! This is it! I got it!” ‘Course by then it’ll be past. But they all happy, everybody havin’ a good time. Well, almost everybody. They’s a few lost souls floatin’ ’round out there. Now if ya’ll ain’t from the city, we have something here called a “the rat race.” Got a way with chewing folks up so that they don’t want no celebrating, don’t want no cheerin’ up, and don’t care nothing…
…Well the future, that’s something you can’t never tell about. But the past, that’s another story.
“The future is now.”